Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Press Releases

Tick Tock The STCW Clock is Ticking

West Coast Maritime Training is adding more classes The deadline for the STCW Leadership and Managerial Skills required training is quickly coming due – 31 December 2016.   It is not enough...

October 25, 2016
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Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Press Releases

STCW Leadership and Managerial Skills Training opens in Las Vegas- a great success

Last week, West Coast Maritime Training held their first ever Leadership and Managerial Skills Training in Las Vegas, NV.   Students and their families came from as far as New Hampshire. ...

August 31, 2016
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Saturday, July 16, 2016
USCG Crew Survival, Practice Training At Sea
Blog

Raising Our Standards: Moving Beyond Basic Maritime Training

  By Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval, Inc.) For many of the everyday practices in the maritime world – there are standards. Some are regulatory, still others are policy, some are habitual and...

July 16, 2016
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Monday, July 11, 2016
Press Releases

STCW Leadership and Management Training in Las Vegas, NV

  11 July 2016– West Coast Maritime Training, Ltd  announced they will begin holding the USCG required Leadership and Managerial Skills training as mandated by the STCW in Las Vegas,...

July 11, 2016
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016
ship officer
Interesting

Report Sounds Alarm On Future Officer Shortage

Looking into a career at sea? Your help is need now more than ever. That’s according to a new report by BIMCO and the International Chamber of Shipping, which predicts...

May 17, 2016
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Press Releases

Grand Opening – West Coast Maritime Training, LTD

  New approved school opens for maritime officers Bremerton, WA, April 18, 2016– West Coast Maritime Training, Ltd  held its grand opening last week with its first class of nine maritime...

April 20, 2016
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Monday, February 8, 2016
Failure Puzzle
Blog

Are we planning to fail?

by Jaquelyn Burton, (Coeval) So much of our time in the maritime industry – both afloat and ashore is devoted to planning. But, how much planning is the right amount –...

February 8, 2016
Total Views: 1

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Drowning
Interesting

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

Drowning is not the violent, splashing, call for help that most people expect. In this article, Mario explains what drowning really looks like and how to recognize it when its happening.

May 23, 2015
Total Views: 374

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
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News

gCaptain Visits Rolls-Royce’s Ålesund Training Facility

On the west coast of Norway, just past the corner where the rocky coast begins to curve to the east and on upwards to the cold and remote subarctic and...

July 1, 2014
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Friday, May 2, 2014
roger ringstad seagull
Maritime News

Seagull Brings Competence Management System to the Dry Bulk Industry

PRESS RELEASE – Seagull has released the Bulker Industry Training Standard (BITS), a predefined competence management system for the dry bulk industry. BITS is a computer-based evaluation tool to enhance...

May 2, 2014
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Monday, April 21, 2014
Maritime News

Maritime Professional Training’s Amy Beavers Appointed as MERPAC Vice Chair

Rear Admiral Joseph Servidio has formally appointed Amy Beavers, Vice President of Regulatory Compliance at Florida-based maritime school Maritime Professional Training, to the position of Vice Chair of the Merchant Marine Personnel...

April 21, 2014
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Friday, February 28, 2014
News

Seagull AS acquires MindIT Solutions

PRESS RELEASE – Horten, Norway 28 February, 2014: The world leader in computer based training systems for shipping companies, Seagull AS has acquired all the shares in e-learning specialist MindIT...

February 28, 2014
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Thursday, January 30, 2014
Maritime News

MARAD Awards $7 Million to Maritime Academies

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has announced that the United State's six state maritime academies will receive $1 million for education and training from a government program that recycles obsolete vessels.

January 30, 2014
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Thursday, December 19, 2013
nusi bridge simulator
Maritime News

ARI Delivers Super High-Tech Offshore Simulators to India

ARI Simulation has delivered a complete suite of integrated offshore simulators to India’s NUSI Offshore Training Institute (NOTI), the world’s most technologically advanced, dedicated offshore training facility. These simulators include...

December 19, 2013
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Friday, October 25, 2013
Maritime News

Do you want to be ‘LNG ready’? | November Training Course

Lloyd’s Register provides LNG as Fuel training course to support understanding of the realities of using LNG as marine bunkers. Next three courses are in North America in November The...

October 25, 2013
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
australia maritime safety authority
Maritime News

Historic Agreement Reached on Standards for Australian Seafarers

"For the first time there will be single national standards for competency for seafarers and safe operation of vessels operating in near-coastal waters,” says AMSA CEO Graham Peachey Peachey.

May 14, 2013
Total Views: 5

Monday, April 29, 2013
47 foot MLB
Blog

Hard Core Training for Hard Work

When Coast Guard boat crews go out to train, they like to make things as real as possible.  That means that when rough weather rolls in, it’s time to go...

April 29, 2013
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Maritime Security Consultant Aboard Ship
Piracy

American Mariners Train In Counter-Piracy Tactics

by Will Watson The scourge of piracy has affected the maritime industry in many ways and one significant change; Piracy now plays a much larger role in security officer training...

October 16, 2012
Total Views: 1

Monday, September 17, 2012
News

Oceanografia Signs with Kongsberg on New DP Training Center

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_FLaMLIsv0 Oceanografia S.A. de C.V., one of Mexico’s largest offshore vessel operators specializing in underwater survey, diving, pipe laying construction and maintenance operations, has signed a multimillion dollar contract with...

September 17, 2012
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Saturday, July 14, 2012
sextant ship mariner navigation navigator
Blog

Maritime Continuing Education…What Have You Done Today?

Technology is changing the shipping industry.  Regulations affecting the shipping industry are constantly changing and evolving.  The way in which we conduct routine operations onboard vessels changes as standard practices...

July 14, 2012
Total Views: 3